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Jimmy Bryant Set to Speak at Annual FCHS Meeting

Jimmy Bryant, former UCA Archivist who is now Director of Arkansas Heritage for the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Faulkner County Historical Society which will be held Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mills Library located in Hendrix College’s Mills Center.

Bryant, a Conway resident and former Faulkner County Historical Society board president, now oversees the four heritage museums and four heritage resource agencies that work to preserve, protect and promote the natural and cultural history of Arkansas. Continue reading

Cemetery Lecture / Workshop Set for April

Jonathan Appell of Atlas Preservation, Inc. will present a Spring Cemetery Conservation Lecture on common maintenance and preservation of cemeteries on Friday, April 19, at the Mount Vernon Senior Citizen Building/City Hall, 2 Garland Springs Road.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program sponsors a cemetery workshop on Saturday, April 20, at the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Mount Vernon. For more information and/or to register contact Holly Hope at holly.hope@arkansas.gov or call 501 324 9148.

Celebrate WWI Anniversary with Conway Women’s Chorus

The Conway Women’s Chorus is hosting a very special production to celebrate the centennial anniversary of WWI on December 1st at 7:00 pm and December 2nd at 2:00 pm, both at Wesley United Methodist Church! This is a dinner theater presentation, and a meal will be provided based on popular dishes of the time period. The meal will be served 45 minutes prior to showtime (6:15 pm on December 1st and 1:15 pm on December 2nd).

Our WWI ensemble will present the first act Continue reading